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Old 12-31-2012, 12:47 PM   #1
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Hi everyone! I finally found my TJ after months and months of searching - 2006 TJ SE bone stock with 50k and not a spec of rust on the body or undercarriage. The 2.4l isn't going to win any races, but this is going to be a fly fishing/trail-rig and I still have a 2001 XJ. It has stock steelies with ugly-ass chrome wheel skins (hub caps) and pretty lame tires, so I ordered some soft 8's and duratracs which are due to be delivered monday. I flushed, refilled, then bled my power steering pump which solved the noise in cold weather issue. Then I changed the fluid in the differentials and in the oh-so-clunky NSG370 trans. I used Pennzoil Synchromesh and the difference in shifting is night and day. Not many plans yet, maybe some auxiliary lights, a winch in case I'm out by myself, and I'd like to fab a trunk that extends from the rear hatch to the front seats. I want to keep the weight down because of the 4-banger, so big heavy bumpers are probably out of the question. I'd love to hear some good ideas from you experienced Jeepers.

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Old 02-06-2013, 08:33 AM   #7
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I'm a new Jeep owner and am wondering if anybody knows someone who does re gearing for a 'reasonable' price. I am in the W Michigan area.
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Old 02-07-2013, 07:12 AM   #8
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Sorry man, I haven't had a vehicle regeared. Try to find a local Jeep club and ask someone because I'm sure someone there will have an answer for you. Good luck!
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Some nice lockable rod holders across the top would be pimpin'. I've done some stuff for some trout guys. Used to be one myself.

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